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Attorney McShane Published in NCDD Journal

Recently, I had an article published the journal of the National College for DUI Defense.  The article was entitled, “Why I Don’t Stipulate to Forensic Tests.”  In legal terminology, stipulating to a test means to accept the results as true and accurate. In other words, it is established and is beyond any question. In the […]

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Why You Should Consult with a DUI Lawyer (Even if You are Guilty)

Being charged with a DUI can be very confusing and scary.  There are many details to take into consideration before making an decision on how to proceed with your case.  If you make the wrong moves and are miscalculate, you could end up in jail and face a lengthy license suspension. As a PA DUI […]

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Training to be the Best

Our regular readers know that I place a lot of emphasis on advanced DUI training and lecturing. In 2011 I spent over 600 hours in training seminars and will top that again this year.  That’s the equivalent of 3 months solid of training.  There is no DUI lawyer in PA who spends this much time […]

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Do You Believe in DUI Blood Tests?

A frustrated judge once asked me, “Justin why don’t you ever stipulate to a forensic science result?” They answer is simple: Because they are not reliable. For those who are not familiar with the terminology, “stipulating” means accepting the result of a forensic test without questioning it. Many The vast majority of lawyers do this, […]

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Permalink to Why You Shouldn’t Represent Yourself in DUI Case

Why You Shouldn’t Represent Yourself in DUI Case

Abraham Lincoln once said – “He who represents himself has a fool for a client” Lincoln, an attorney himself, said it best and this is particularly the case with DUI. Pennsylvania DUI laws are complex and DUI evidence is highly technical.  Still, many citizens feel they can represent themselves.  This is not a wise decision. […]

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Permalink to The Difference Between a DUI Professional and a Wannabe

The Difference Between a DUI Professional and a Wannabe

Robert Frost once said: A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. Choosing the right lawyer is a decision that can have a profound effect on the outcome of your case.  A good lawyer will do everything they can to protect your rights while a bad lawyer can lead […]

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Super Lawyers Names Attorney McShane a Rising Star

The 2012 issue of Super Lawyers Magazine has been released for Pennsylvania and Delaware and once again Attorney Justin McShane of The McShane Firm has been selected as a Rising Star in DUI Defense. (You can view Justin’s listing at http://digital.superlawyers.com/superlawyers/penndelaware2012#pg89 ). Super Lawyers Magazine uses a very critical selection process and in the end, […]

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Permalink to 5 Questions to Ask a DUI Lawyer You Plan to Hire

5 Questions to Ask a DUI Lawyer You Plan to Hire

For many people who are charged with a DUI, this is their first encounter with the criminal justice system.  DUI cases are unique because they are highly technical and require scientific knowledge as well as legal expertise to defend properly.  This is why choosing the right lawyer is the single most important decision you can […]

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Permalink to Attorney McShane Selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star

Attorney McShane Selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star

Once again, Attorney Justin McShane of The McShane Firm has been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in Pennsylvania DUI. Super Lawyers Magazine uses a very critical selection process and in the end, only 2.5% of the attorneys in Pennsylvania are chosen for this award. (View Attorney McShane’s profile at Super Lawyers) […]

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A DUI Attorney with Guts

DUI is not a minor criminal offense.  The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has attached very heavy penalties to DUI charges which means even a first offense can lead to jail time, hefty fines and a lengthy license suspension.  On top of all of that, your insurance premiums will increase and you may lose out on job […]

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